Foundation for The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Expands Leadership Team

Leader in Affordable Housing and Health Named to Board of Trustees
August 17, 2010

New Brunswick, N.J.The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) Foundation has named Christiana Foglio of Trenton to its Board of Trustees. The CINJ Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to raising funds to support CINJ, which is a Center of Excellence of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. CINJ is New Jersey’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, an elite distinction held by only 40 centers in the country.

In November 2009, Christiana Foglio was named President of Care One Companies, a $1.2 billion dollar senior care company with 16,000 employees. The role complements her long history in the provision of independent senior residences as the founder and CEO of Community Investment Strategies, Inc. (CIS), an affordable housing developer. Foglio previously served in the administrations of two governors as executive director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency and served as chair of the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing.  She also owns and manages The Clare Estate, an assisted living community.

While new to the New Brunswick-based CINJ Foundation Board of Trustees, Foglio is no stranger to the landscape of the “Hub City.” Foglio is considered a driving force behind New Brunswick’s economic redevelopment, having served as Director of Policy Planning and Economic Development for the city, as well as president of the New Brunswick Development Corporation, a not-for-profit real estate development company. 

Foglio holds a Master of City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University, and serves as a board member to the Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey, as well as the Trenton YWCA.

About The Cancer Institute of New Jersey

The Cancer Institute of New Jersey ( is the state’s first and only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center dedicated to improving the detection, treatment and care of patients with cancer, and serving as an education resource for cancer prevention. CINJ’s physician-scientists engage in translational research, transforming their laboratory discoveries into clinical practice, quite literally bringing research to life.  To make a tax-deductible gift to support CINJ, call 732-235-8614 or visit CINJ is a Center of Excellence of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. 

The CINJ Network is comprised of hospitals throughout the state and provides a mechanism to rapidly disseminate important discoveries into the community. Flagship Hospital: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Major Clinical Research Affiliate Hospitals: Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Hospital, Cooper University Hospital and Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Affiliate Hospitals: Bayshore Community Hospital, CentraState Healthcare System, JFK Medical Center, Mountainside Hospital, Raritan Bay Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton (CINJ at Hamilton), Saint Peter’s University Hospital, Somerset Medical Center, Southern Ocean County Hospital, The University Hospital/UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School*, and University Medical Center at Princeton. *Academic Affiliate



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